bankruptcy


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  • noun

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Synonyms for bankruptcy

the condition of being financially insolvent

Synonyms for bankruptcy

a state of complete lack of some abstract property

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inability to discharge all your debts as they come due

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a legal process intended to insure equality among the creditors of a corporation declared to be insolvent

References in classic literature ?
The bankruptcy proceedings had exhausted all the laughter there was in it.
General terms cover an organized, latent knowledge which is the hidden capital without which we should be in a state of bankruptcy, manipulating false money or paper of no value.
His name had been proclaimed as a defaulter on the Stock Exchange, and his bankruptcy and commercial extermination had followed.
With no business capacity, old and opinionated, he was land poor, and it was an open question which would arrive first, his death or bankruptcy.
His affairs had fallen into disorder, in the interval since I had borrowed of him; bankruptcy stared him in the face; and a relative of his, a French lawyer, came to England to find me, and to insist upon the payment of my debt.
But as I am not aware that any worse consequence ensued, than a sudden looking-up of all the parasols and silk stockings in the market; and perhaps the bankruptcy of some speculative New Englander who bought them all up at any price, in expectation of a demand that never came; I set no great store by the circumstance.
A rumour had now got into circulation, too, which diffused a greater dread all through London, even than these publicly announced intentions of the rioters, though all men knew that if they were successfully effected, there must ensue a national bankruptcy and general ruin.
That might have cheered the lad and fed his hopes a little, if there had not come at the same time the much-dreaded blow of finding that his father must be a bankrupt, after all; at least, the creditors must be asked to take less than their due, which to Tom's untechnical mind was the same thing as bankruptcy.
Its main focus is on personal bankruptcy, but commercial bankruptcy issues are also addressed.
Mesaba Airlines will ask a bankruptcy judge on Monday to toss its labor contracts, according to the Associated Press.
Section 541(c)(1) of the Bankruptcy Code broadly provides a bankruptcy estate includes "all legal or equitable interests of the debtor in property" as of the commencement of the bankruptcy estate "except as provided in subsections (b) and (c)(2) of this section.
Frequently though, a bankrupt tenant, who was in possession of the property and possibly still operating a business, was able to get repeated extensions from the bankruptcy court, often up to 18 months or longer.
Generally the public has the right to inspect documents filed with the bankruptcy court.
Most people file bankruptcy to regain control of their finances.